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in·can·desce

 (ĭn′kən-dĕs′)
tr. & intr.v. in·can·desced, in·can·desc·ing, in·can·desc·es
To make or become incandescent.

[Latin incandēscere, to glow : in-, intensive pref.; see in-2 + candēscere, to glow, inchoative of candēre, to shine; see kand- in Indo-European roots.]

incandesce

(ˌɪnkænˈdɛs)
vb
(General Physics) (intr) to exhibit incandescence

in•can•desce

(ˌɪn kənˈdɛs)

v.i., v.t. -desced, -desc•ing.
to glow or cause to glow with heat.
[1870–75]

incandesce


Past participle: incandesced
Gerund: incandescing

Imperative
incandesce
incandesce
Present
I incandesce
you incandesce
he/she/it incandesces
we incandesce
you incandesce
they incandesce
Preterite
I incandesced
you incandesced
he/she/it incandesced
we incandesced
you incandesced
they incandesced
Present Continuous
I am incandescing
you are incandescing
he/she/it is incandescing
we are incandescing
you are incandescing
they are incandescing
Present Perfect
I have incandesced
you have incandesced
he/she/it has incandesced
we have incandesced
you have incandesced
they have incandesced
Past Continuous
I was incandescing
you were incandescing
he/she/it was incandescing
we were incandescing
you were incandescing
they were incandescing
Past Perfect
I had incandesced
you had incandesced
he/she/it had incandesced
we had incandesced
you had incandesced
they had incandesced
Future
I will incandesce
you will incandesce
he/she/it will incandesce
we will incandesce
you will incandesce
they will incandesce
Future Perfect
I will have incandesced
you will have incandesced
he/she/it will have incandesced
we will have incandesced
you will have incandesced
they will have incandesced
Future Continuous
I will be incandescing
you will be incandescing
he/she/it will be incandescing
we will be incandescing
you will be incandescing
they will be incandescing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been incandescing
you have been incandescing
he/she/it has been incandescing
we have been incandescing
you have been incandescing
they have been incandescing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been incandescing
you will have been incandescing
he/she/it will have been incandescing
we will have been incandescing
you will have been incandescing
they will have been incandescing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been incandescing
you had been incandescing
he/she/it had been incandescing
we had been incandescing
you had been incandescing
they had been incandescing
Conditional
I would incandesce
you would incandesce
he/she/it would incandesce
we would incandesce
you would incandesce
they would incandesce
Past Conditional
I would have incandesced
you would have incandesced
he/she/it would have incandesced
we would have incandesced
you would have incandesced
they would have incandesced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.incandesce - cause to become incandescent or glow; "the lamp was incandesced"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
2.incandesce - become incandescent or glow with heat; "an incandescing body"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"

incandesce

verb
1. To emit a bright light:
2. To shine brightly and steadily but without a flame:
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Naked, fresh-scrubbed, practically incandescing with exuberance, she looks like she's posing for a vitamin ad.